The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 772 633 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.75% 8.62% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.23% 11.03% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 681 490 466
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 460 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Cheshire +4 212 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Merseyside +7 59 £36,500 +7.35% 12
Lancashire +12 34 £40,500 +18.24% 5
Cumbria +4 3 £35,000 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 680 (42.88%) .NET
2 629 (39.66%) C#
3 605 (38.15%) SQL
4 567 (35.75%) SQL Server
5 505 (31.84%) ASP.NET
6 502 (31.65%) MVC
7 467 (29.45%) TDD
8 432 (27.24%) JavaScript
9 424 (26.73%) HTML
10 406 (25.60%) Java
11 390 (24.59%) Scrum
12 336 (21.19%) CSS
13 323 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 297 (18.73%) E-Commerce
15 287 (18.10%) OO
16 271 (17.09%) jQuery
17 247 (15.57%) XML
18 242 (15.26%) Finance
19 234 (14.75%) Web Development
20 231 (14.56%) WCF
21 206 (12.99%) Microsoft
22 205 (12.93%) Hibernate
23 196 (12.36%) Spring
24 184 (11.60%) Web Services
25 181 (11.41%) .NET Framework
26 175 (11.03%) J2EE
27 174 (10.97%) Software Engineering
28 167 (10.53%) Windows
29 165 (10.40%) T-SQL
30 155 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (3.72%) Tomcat
2 48 (3.03%) IIS
3 42 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 38 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 32 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.89%) CMS
7 22 (1.39%) Apache
7 22 (1.39%) SAS
8 11 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (0.50%) WebLogic Integration
10 8 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (0.44%) Node.js
12 5 (0.32%) WordPress
12 5 (0.32%) nginx
13 4 (0.25%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.19%) DNN
Applications
1 81 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.20%) MS Project
4 8 (0.50%) MS Office
5 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.19%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.76%) SaaS
3 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.063%) Office 365
5 1 (0.063%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.45%) Internet
2 15 (0.95%) Intranet
3 9 (0.57%) HTTP
4 5 (0.32%) DNS
5 4 (0.25%) SSL
6 3 (0.19%) Firewall
6 3 (0.19%) LAN
6 3 (0.19%) WAN
7 2 (0.13%) BGP
7 2 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.063%) NFC
8 1 (0.063%) CTI
8 1 (0.063%) SMTP
8 1 (0.063%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 155 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 97 (6.12%) MySQL
5 68 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (2.84%) DB2
9 39 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.95%) Big Data
12 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.63%) OLAP
14 10 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 149 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 72 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 65 (4.10%) Eclipse
5 63 (3.97%) Selenium
6 52 (3.28%) Subversion
6 52 (3.28%) JUnit
7 45 (2.84%) Maven
8 43 (2.71%) JIRA
9 41 (2.59%) NUnit
10 38 (2.40%) Hudson
11 35 (2.21%) Jenkins
12 33 (2.08%) Ant
13 31 (1.95%) Moq
14 28 (1.77%) Cucumber
15 26 (1.64%) MSTest
15 26 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
17 15 (0.95%) Mockito
18 14 (0.88%) Gerrit
General
1 242 (15.26%) Finance
2 68 (4.29%) Retail
3 27 (1.70%) Legal
4 23 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.39%) Marketing
6 20 (1.26%) Games
7 19 (1.20%) Automotive
8 15 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (0.88%) Law
10 12 (0.76%) Advertising
10 12 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.69%) Back Office
12 8 (0.50%) Banking
13 6 (0.38%) Publishing
14 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
17 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.063%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1022 (64.44%) Developer
2 298 (18.79%) C# Developer
3 281 (17.72%) .NET Developer
4 267 (16.83%) Java Developer
5 192 (12.11%) Analyst
6 184 (11.60%) Senior Developer
7 176 (11.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 130 (8.20%) Web Developer
9 119 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 118 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 96 (6.05%) Project Manager
12 94 (5.93%) Business Analyst
13 84 (5.30%) Software Developer
14 66 (4.16%) Senior C# Developer
15 65 (4.10%) Software Engineer
16 61 (3.85%) Tester
16 61 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
17 60 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 60 (3.78%) Lead Developer
18 59 (3.72%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (42.88%) .NET
2 505 (31.84%) ASP.NET
3 424 (26.73%) HTML
4 336 (21.19%) CSS
5 323 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 271 (17.09%) jQuery
7 247 (15.57%) XML
8 231 (14.56%) WCF
9 205 (12.93%) Hibernate
10 196 (12.36%) Spring
11 184 (11.60%) Web Services
12 181 (11.41%) .NET Framework
13 175 (11.03%) J2EE
14 136 (8.58%) WPF
15 135 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 128 (8.07%) Ajax
17 113 (7.12%) WinForms
18 95 (5.99%) HTML5
19 88 (5.55%) LINQ
20 82 (5.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (4.54%) N-Tier
2 56 (3.53%) Open Source
3 54 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
6 31 (1.95%) Informatics
7 27 (1.70%) NHS
8 22 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.01%) Biometrics
10 11 (0.69%) iPhone
11 10 (0.63%) Social Media
12 9 (0.57%) iPad
12 9 (0.57%) IPTV
12 9 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.57%) Replication
12 9 (0.57%) Clustering
13 8 (0.50%) W3C
13 8 (0.50%) DataPower
14 7 (0.44%) SystemC
14 7 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 167 (10.53%) Windows
2 87 (5.49%) Linux
3 72 (4.54%) UNIX
4 48 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 42 (2.65%) Android
6 28 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.063%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (31.65%) MVC
2 467 (29.45%) TDD
3 390 (24.59%) Scrum
4 297 (18.73%) E-Commerce
5 287 (18.10%) OO
6 234 (14.75%) Web Development
7 174 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 143 (9.02%) Project Management
9 116 (7.31%) Pair Programming
10 111 (7.00%) Unit Testing
11 96 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (5.67%) PRINCE2
13 88 (5.55%) UML
14 85 (5.36%) Business Analysis
15 84 (5.30%) OOP
16 71 (4.48%) Software Testing
17 67 (4.22%) OOD
17 67 (4.22%) User Stories
18 63 (3.97%) Web Application Development
19 62 (3.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 629 (39.66%) C#
2 605 (38.15%) SQL
3 432 (27.24%) JavaScript
4 406 (25.60%) Java
5 165 (10.40%) T-SQL
6 97 (6.12%) PHP
7 78 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 51 (3.22%) C++
9 49 (3.09%) Ruby
10 38 (2.40%) C
11 21 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.26%) Prolog
13 19 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.07%) XPath
14 17 (1.07%) PHP5
14 17 (1.07%) VB
15 14 (0.88%) XAML
16 13 (0.82%) ActionScript
16 13 (0.82%) VBA
17 12 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 143 (9.02%) Degree
2 79 (4.98%) ISEB
3 38 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (1.64%) MCP
5 26 (1.64%) MCAD
5 26 (1.64%) MCSD
5 26 (1.64%) MCTS
6 22 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.07%) HND
8 14 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.32%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) APMG
12 3 (0.19%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.19%) PMP
12 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (6.31%) QA
2 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.063%) HL7
5 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.32%) XenApp
3 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (0.63%) Puppet
2 8 (0.50%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.19%) Plesk
4 2 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 206 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 141 (8.89%) Oracle
3 47 (2.96%) Sybase
4 31 (1.95%) JBoss
5 24 (1.51%) Sencha
6 21 (1.32%) Zend
7 18 (1.13%) Adobe
8 12 (0.76%) ATG
9 11 (0.69%) IBM
10 10 (0.63%) Twitter
11 8 (0.50%) VMware
11 8 (0.50%) WSO2
11 8 (0.50%) Kony
12 6 (0.38%) Apple
13 5 (0.32%) hybris
13 5 (0.32%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.32%) Dundas
13 5 (0.32%) Google
13 5 (0.32%) Citrix
14 4 (0.25%) HP
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Salary: Band 6 £25,783 - £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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